MS SB2123 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on January 23 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-23 - Referred To Judiciary, Division B;Corrections
Pending: Senate Judiciary, Division B Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

An Act Entitled The "mississippi Correctional Safety And Rehabilitation Act Of 2020"; To Make Certain Legislative Findings Relative To Mississippi Corrections Policy; To Amend Section 47-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prescribe Conditions For Parole Eligibility And To Provide That No Inmate Shall Be Eligible To Petition The Sentencing Court For Parole Eligibility If The Inmate Is Serving A Sentence For A Crime Of Violence; To Amend Section 47-7-3.1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prescribe Dates For The Mississippi Department Of Corrections To Complete Case Plans For Parole-eligible Inmates To Ensure That The Plan Is Achievable; To Amend Section 47-7-3.2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify Certain Exemptions From Minimum Sentencing Requirements For Inmates; To Amend Section 47-7-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require An Affirmative Vote Of At Least Three Members Of The Mississippi Parole Board To Grant Parole To An Inmate Convicted Of A Crime Of Violence After June 30 1995; To Amend Section 47-7-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require An Affirmative Vote Of At Least Four Members Of The Mississippi Parole Board To Grant Parole To A Sex Offender; To Amend Section 47-7-15, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity; To Amend Section 47-7-17, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That The Victim Or Designated Family Member Shall Be Provided An Opportunity To Be Heard By The Parole Board Prior To A Parole Decision; To Amend Section 47-7-18, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require Certain Parole Hearings For Sex Offenders; To Bring Forward Section 47-7-33.1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Regarding Department Discharge Plans For Released Inmates; And For Related Purposes.

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Title

"Mississippi Correctional Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2020"; enact.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-23SenateReferred To Judiciary, Division B;Corrections

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